metabolic syndrome

Even Late Adoption of a Healthier Diet Can Help, Study Finds

Researchers found that following a high-quality diet in late adulthood can decrease abdominal and liver fat, reducing the risk of certain inflammatory and heart-related conditions.

Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil Shown to Modulate Gut Bacteria, Improve Insulin Sensitivity and Metabolic Syndrome

Phenolic-compound-rich foods such as olive oil, vegetables and fruit promote the abundance of beneficial bacteria.
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Mediterranean Diet Can Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

A new study finds that following a Mediterranean diet can reverse metabolic syndrome, which afflicts up to 25 percent of adults.

Breakfast with High-Phenol EVOO Reduces Inflammation Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease

A new study shows that adding phenol-rich olive oil to breakfast successfully lowers the inflammation linked to metabolic syndrome.
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Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Disease in U.S. Firefighters

Firefighters who followed a modified Mediterranean style diet had cholesterol levels associated with lower risk of heart disease.

Mediterranean Diet with Exercise Ideal for Metabolic Syndrome

The Mediterranean Diet coupled with physical activity results in weight loss and better quality of life for those with metabolic syndrome.
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Two Tablespoons of High Quality Olive Oil Every Day Help Protect the Heart

A new study published in Clinical Nutrition shows daily doses of olive oil rich in polyphenols may protect from atherosclerosis by reducing bad cholesterol.

The Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

Dr. Antonis Pothoulakis says the recent "meta study" shows that a Mediterranean diet can improve each component of the metabolic syndrome group of risk factors.